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How to spend a Bank Holiday Weekend: Selling and sorting

Late summer bank holiday isn’t known for its predictably splendid weather, but we HULF Pop-Up LitFest people were hoping.

Here’s some of us at the Hawkesbury Village Horticultural Show showground, preparing our marquee, and hoping that our location – next to the Pimms Tent and opposite the Local History Society stand, will attract customers! 345 more words

The Writing Life

Out-foxed By Leicester: Pochettino's System Makes For a Drab Affair

The last time Tottenham were called boring wasn’t so long ago – football under Andre Villas-Boas’ reign can be summarized as possession heavy, timid, and overly reliant of star-man Gareth Bale to pull something out of his magic hat. 800 more words


New novel, new theme, familiar characters ...

‘Love’ is possibly one of the most indiscriminately used in the English language. Whatever do we mean – and what do others mean when they hear or read the word we’ve spoken or written? 365 more words

The Writing Life

BookBub, Kindle Countdown and crossing those dastardly time-zones

I’ve been so stuck into writing my new novel, and with harvest upon us as well, that I have to confess to my marketing efforts throughout July and August have being poor (verging on dismal). 1,087 more words


Ally Gets Adopted from Best Friends Animal Shelter

Ally is a seven-year old black lab who’s long trek started across the country in Maryland. Ally was born with some severe allergies and went almost bald before her previous owners gave her up to a local Maryland shelter. 113 more words

Adventures Of Ally The Wonder Dog

Self publishing for family historians part 2

What to look out for before contacting a self publishing service.

  • DO be clear exactly what you are looking for
  • DO make sure you hang onto the rights to your book…
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Self Publishing

Self publishing for family historians

As promised to the gentle folk at the Society of Genealogists on Saturday’s workshop on self publishing, here are my notes, posted in two parts. 1,290 more words

Self Publishing